No, Florida is not a community property state therefore debts not jointly incurred belong solely to the person who holds the account. In Florida married couples are generally presumed to hold jointly owned property as Tenancy By The Entirety (TBE) which makes such property exempt from creditor action when only one spouse is responsible for the debt.
In many cases the husband will be held responsible. They are deemed to have benefited from to goods and services.
If the deceased person is your wife then I think you are responsible for her medical bills
my mother in law died last year and her husband was responsible for her medical bills. Over $200,000.
of course; it would be offensive if not
most of the time
His estate...which is actually him continued after death for business purposes. I have received a tax levy in my deceased husband old business account from 2004 Am I responsible
The estate will be responsible. The husband indirectly will pay, as they cannot inherit until they are resolved.
No, the executor of the estate will be responsible. If there is no estate then the bills will not be paid.
Her estate is responsible for the debt. In most cases he will have to pay from the estate or his own pockets.
The estate will be responsible. The spouse indirectly will pay, as they cannot inherit until they are resolved.
If she is on the lease then she is just as responsible as her deceased husband.
No, not if the contract was not jointly made.
It would depend on whether they are legally separated. If they are still married, she could be held responsible.
No, you would call him your recently departed husband, or your deceased husband.
In Indiana the estate will be responsible for the medical bills of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed and any remainder distributed.
In Michigan the estate has the responsibility to settle all debts, including medical bills, not the husband. Once that is done, then remainder can be distributed to the husband.
She is not directly responsible. The estate is going to be responsible. And since she will likely be getting the bulk of the estate, paying off the debt will reduce her amount.
In Colorado the estate will be responsible. The spouse indirectly will pay, as they cannot inherit until they are resolved.
No unless his name is on any debt or contract.
In Oklahoma the estate will be responsible for the medical bills of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed and any remainder distributed.
Indirectly. The estate of the deceased husband is responsible for resolving all of his debts. Since the widow is going to be the primary beneficiary of the estate, she will inherit less because the estate has to pay the debt.
In Virginia, as in all states, the estate is responsible for all the debts of the deceased. That means before the estate can be settled, all medical bills have to be cleared. If there is not enough in the estate to cover them, the husband may not get anything.
Only if the married couple resided in a community property state.
yes, the wife has to deal with the bills